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Clerodendrum indicum - Bharangi, Tubeflower
Clerodendrum indicum is a semideciduous, perennial plant with stems that are sometimes herbaceous but more often become woody, with the plant adopting the habit of a shrub or a small tree. Growing from an aggressively suckering, stoloniferous rootstock, the plant can be up to 3 metres tall, the stems usually very straight or arching, mostly unbranched, hollow.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
Asthma, Skin problems, Coughs, Syphilitic rheumatism, Abdominal tumors, Tuberculosis, Chronic respiratory disorder, Jaundice, Disorder of liver, Joint pain, Headache, Worm infetsation, Digestive fire.
It contains Four triterpenoids, nine steroids and steroid glycosides and two flavonoids were isolated from the roots of Clerodendrum indicum, whereas three triterpenoids, six steroids and steroid glycosides and one phenylethanoid glycoside.
|Kannada||angaravalli, baaleya, bangaali bhaarangi|
|Tamil||isangu, kavalai, kovalai, narivalai|
|Sanskrit||bhargi, bharangi, brahmanyastika, phangi|
|English||Tubeflower, Turk's-Turban, Sky Rocket, Bowing Lady|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Paripinnate||Oblong||Leaf Arrangementis Alternate-spiral|
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Unisexual||2-4cm long||pink||Flowering throughout the year and In terminal and/or axillary pseudoracemes|
|oblong pod||Thinly septate, pilose, wrinkled||seeds upto 5||Fruiting throughout the year|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Succeeds in a moderately to very sunny position in ordinary garden soil